OREANDA-NEWS. Jaguar Land Rover, the UK's leading manufacturer of premium luxury vehicles, last month sold 31,611 vehicles - its best-ever July performance, an increase of 21 percent versus the same period last year. During the first seven months of the year, Jaguar Land Rover sold 241,801 vehicles, up 15 percent.

July sales were strong for Jaguar Land Rover in: Asia Pacific up 43 percent, the China Region up 36 percent, North America up 31 percent, the UK up 8 percent, and other overseas markets up 29 percent. Sales in Europe were flat. For the first seven months of the year sales were up in all major regions, with Asia Pacific up 29 percent, the China region up 18 percent, North America and the UK both up 15 percent, Europe up 5 percent and other overseas markets up 20 percent.

Commenting on the July performance, Phil Popham, Jaguar Land Rover group sales operations director, said, “This has been another record month for Jaguar Land Rover, driven by particularly strong performances in the US, China and Asia Pacific.

“Jaguar has delivered a very strong performance with solid growth in China and North America, thanks to the refreshed XJ and XF models. Land Rover has again seen record sales this month with continued strong global demand for the new and refreshed model line-up.”


In July, Jaguar sold 6,157 vehicles, up 65 percent, reflecting continued strong demand for all XF derivatives and the introduction of the F-TYPE. XJ also performed well in the month, up 52 percent following a solid performance in both the US and China. Jaguar demonstrated growth in all of the major regions: the China region up 221 percent, North America up 63 percent, Asia Pacific up 32 percent, the UK up 31 percent, Europe up 28 percent, and other overseas markets up 64 percent.

Calendar year to date, Jaguar sold 43,793 vehicles, up 33 percent with increases in each major region: 98 percent in the China region, 28 percent in North America, 23 percent in the UK, 22 percent in Asia Pacific, 15 percent in Europe and 25 percent in other overseas markets.

Land Rover

Land Rover set a new July sales record retailing 25,454 vehicles, up 14 percent. Solid performances were seen across the new and refreshed line-up with a particularly strong month from Discovery 4, up 37 percent. Positive performances were recorded in: Asia Pacific up 46 percent, North America up 21 percent, the China region up 20 percent, and the UK up 3 percent. Sales in Europe were down by 5 percent due to Range Rover Sport run-out.

Calendar year to date, Land Rover sold 198,008 vehicles, up 11 percent, with a strong performance from Freelander, up 27 percent, and all-new Range Rover retailing 25,863 units. Positive growth was seen in all major regions: Asia Pacific up 30 percent, the UK up 13 percent, North America up 11 percent, the China region up 8 percent, Europe up 4 percent and other overseas markets up 20 percent.